MIRI: Students and graduates of Curtin University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia), as well as students from other institutions of higher learning and working adults looking to advance their careers, will get to meet representatives of leading employers from throughout Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore at the two-day Curtin Internship & Placement 2018 on today and tomorrow.
They will be able to find out more about the companies, many of which are leading names in regional commerce and industry, and the career opportunities they offer, including internships, management programmes and part-time and full-time job placements.
Confluence Contours senior executive for manpower planning Vivian Samson commended Curtin Malaysia for continuing to organise the fair and the impressive turnout of visitors over the years.
“Confluence Contours, HR consultants for a Fortune 500 company dealing with GIS technology, has hired a number of Curtin Malaysia graduates who have proven to be among its most productive employees,” said Samson.
Employers will also conduct on-the-spot job interviews, so those attending are advised to bring along their resumés, cover letters, transcripts and other supporting documents.
Meanwhile, Western Digital Corporation, the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of famous brands covering flash and disk-based solutions, will also be involved in the fair.
“We are participating in the fair because we are looking for industrial trainees and fresh graduates with the passion to innovate and shape the future of data to join our dynamic team,” Western Digital human resource department representative Lucy Kaba.
Formerly known as the Curtin Malaysia Career Fair, the event is being organised by the Career and Alumni Services section of Curtin Malaysia’s Department of University Life. It will be held in the university’s Recreation & Event Centre from 10am to 4pm on both days and admission is free.
Heading the list of participating employers this year are ACCA Malaysia, Confluence Contours, Crowe Malaysia, Ernst & Young, Infinity Abroad, Intel Technology, JobStreet.com, Keyence Malaysia, KPMG, Longi, OCIM, Out of the Box, PETRONAS, Shell Malaysia, Shimano Components Malaysia, Speedwing Malaysia, Teach for Malaysia, Top Glove, Western Digital and World Vision.
Other employers are Daiken Miri, Dai Lieng Machinery, GTI Media, Inter Island Manpower (Singapore), Kingwan Construction (Singapore), M.C.T., OM Materials Sarawak, Press Metal, Sakura Ferroalloys, Samling Group of Companies, Sarawak Energy Berhad, Srikandi Oilfield Services (Brunei), Sutra Jurutera Perunding, X One Venture and Pustaka Negeri Sarawak Miri.
The Curtin Malaysia Internship & Placement Fair is one of the biggest events in Curtin Malaysia’s calendar of events and draws quite a large number of employers from Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei each year.
For the participating companies, it is an opportunity to promote their industries and businesses to a wider market, in addition to attracting potential employees in Miri and surrounding locations.